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Roast Tomato Passata (and Moussaka)

When we have tomatoes I make roast tomato passata and then freeze it. It is so easy, it is almost criminal.

Halve tomatoes and put in a roasting tin. 266 more words


Count their legs and divide by four

Having returned home after a couple of weeks away (you can read about that trip here), it was great to have a walk in the paddocks and check out the Rock Farm.   241 more words

Around The Farm

Another week ahead

Hi – this is me, trying to rejuvenate my personal writing on rivettingkatetaylor.com because after all, I pay for domain.  The legs aren’t mine, they belong to Tania Kerr, who I wrote about in NZ Farmer this week. 190 more words


How to qualify as a farmer

How to qualify as a farmer, from the outset the question seems that with a few processes some training and a lot of time a definitive goal and final destination may be in sight. 552 more words

Oaks Barn Farm

Just for the Record

maybe don’t wean your lambs in August with a full campsite ….

Yesterday we decided to wean the lambs – they are more than 3 months old, it seemed like an OK idea. 148 more words


A Family Announcement

Apologies for our silence of late; we’ve all been felled by a motley collection of bugs that has had us coughing, spluttering, huffing and puffing, and/or limping. 91 more words

Union Homestead

A busy time on the social front & a good month for our business park!

And still no rain! All the more ironic in that the flooding in our neighbour’s field turns out to be the main water pipe to the farm and business park which is fractured, and has been spewing forth water for over a week. 566 more words

The Farm